Certificate in CBT – Theoretical Understanding & Skills

This Certificate is specifically designed to raise awareness of students of the fundamental theoretical and practical applications of Cognitive Behavioural approaches in interpersonal care.

It will emphasise the importance of structured assessment and interventions based on theoretical understandings of CBT, its evolution, and traditions. It intends to heighten awareness, of the importance of such theories in the delivery of professional practice in areas such as Counselling & Psychotherapy.

On successful completion of this Certificate, participants will receive a College Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Approaches in Interpersonal Practice. This course is a 10 ECTS module from the BA Programme in Counselling Skills and Psychotherapy Studies and has an assignment attached, for those who do not wish to complete the associated assignment, the College will issue a Certificate of Attendance. All certificates run subject to a viable cohort.

  • Duration: 6 Weeks
  • Tuition Fees: €600
  • Start Date:
  • Delivered 100% Online

This course will be offered at the following locations

This Certificate programme will be offered fully online.

Open for Registration

Closing Date for Applications: Friday 26th March 2021

Timetable:
Monday Monday Monday Monday Monday
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*Please note that class dates/times may be subject to change. Courses are subject to viable cohort.

The Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Approaches in Interpersonal Practice takes places over 6 weeks. This Certificate is specifically designed to raise awareness of students of the fundamental theoretical and practical applications of Cognitive Behavioural approaches in interpersonal care

On successful completion of this Certificate, participants will receive a College Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Approaches in Interpersonal Practice. This course is a 10 ECTS module from the BA(Hons)  in Counselling and Psychotherapy and has an assignment attached, for those who do not wish to complete the associated assignment, the College will issue a Certificate of Attendance. All certificates run subject to a viable cohort

 Can I study this programme on a full or part-time basis?

This programme is available only on a part-time basis and will run 1 evening per week over 6 weeks from 6.00 to 10 pm

Fees and Progression

Fees for the Module are €600.

Upon successful completion of the programme, you will obtain a College Certificate and 10 ECTS credits on the National Framework of Qualifications. Successful participants on this certificate programme may apply to progress on to a range of BA(Hons) Programmes or if eligible may progress to a range on MA programmes in the college. Should you wish to proceed to one of these programmes, tuition fees for the first year of the degree will be reduced by €300.

To proceed with an application for this programme, please apply online at www.myichas.ie

Closing Date for Applications:

For further information: please contact Tony at ICHAS at tony.obrien@ichas.ie or on 061 216288

Structure of Course The Certificate in CBT is a 6 week programme.

Course Content will include:
An overview of who benefits from CBT,  who uses it? and what situations is it used in? The evolution of cognitive behaviourism and the key theorist perspectives and their influences on the development of the evolving theories. An outline of Beck and Ellis theories and their development in contemporary  practice
Therapeutic Relationships and Cognitive Behavioural approaches. Levels of cognitions (thoughts, beliefs and assumptions). Measurement of Behaviours and Thoughts, Self Reporting Methods, Diary keeping.

Relationship between assessment, care planning and interventions.

CBT and evidence based practice and research.

Ethical issues in the practice of Behaviour and Cognitive Behavioural   Therapy CBT interventions as an element of integrated care approaches.                       Relationship between CBT and medical approaches.

Relationship with  other psychotherapeutic processes.

An overall review of the course treads and links


How will I be assessed?
TBA

What supports will I have?

ICHAS is a college with a proven track record in delivering high-quality education. At ICHAS, every lecturer and member of staff is committed to this ideal and to its implementation. We work on an individual basis with our students to bring this about, ensuring we meet your specific needs. We also have a proven track record of working with our students to overcome any barriers to progression that may occur your course.

Who Awards My Qualification and how well recognised is it?

The course is validated by Quality and Qualification Ireland (QQI). QQI is an Irish awarding body and sets standards for awards they make on the NFQ. QQI has overall responsibility for the quality of 3rd level academic programmes in Ireland. See www.qqi.ie for further information.

What are the entry requirements for this course?

To join the Certificate course, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Be over 18 years of age.
  • Complete and submit the online application  and provide any requested information.

If you have any difficulty in applying for this course, then please contact the college on 061 216288 where we will be only too pleased to assist you.

This Certificate  has many unique features that make it one of the leading programmes of this type in Ireland, these include;

  • It is on the National Framework of Qualifications
  • The certificate is derived from a programme that has recently been revalidated by Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI), ensuring up to date teaching methods, programme content and quality.
  • It is delivered by lecturers who work in this field, who are passionate about your education and dedicated to sharing their experience and expertise.
  • It covers topic areas that are relevant to society.
  • Progressing routes for further study available at the college.

ICHAS Locations offering Certificate in CBT – Theoretical Understanding & Skills

This programme will be offered full online.

Click to apply for this programme

Available at our Dublin and Limerick Campuses

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